Cœuvres-et-Valsery

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Cœuvres-et-Valsery
Ruins of Valsery Abbey
Ruins of Valsery Abbey
Location of Cœuvres-et-Valsery
Cœuvres-et-Valsery is located in France
Cœuvres-et-Valsery
Cœuvres-et-Valsery
Cœuvres-et-Valsery is located in Hauts-de-France
Cœuvres-et-Valsery
Cœuvres-et-Valsery
Coordinates: 49°20′23″N 3°09′21″E / 49.3397°N 3.1558°E / 49.3397; 3.1558Coordinates: 49°20′23″N 3°09′21″E / 49.3397°N 3.1558°E / 49.3397; 3.1558
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementSoissons
CantonVic-sur-Aisne
IntercommunalityVallée de l'Aisne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Monique Bruyant
Area
1
12.52 km2 (4.83 sq mi)
Population
(2012)2
466
 • Density37/km2 (96/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02201 /02600
Elevation59–154 m (194–505 ft)
(avg. 137 m or 449 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Cœuvres-et-Valsery is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.[1][2] The town is in the Arrondissement of Soissons.

History[edit]

The commune of Cœuvres was created during the French Revolution. On May 29, 1830, it was abolished by ordinance and merged with the neighboring commune of Valsery1. The new entity takes the name of Cœuvres-et-Valsery.

Until its merger with Valsery in 1845, the town was part of the canton of Vic-sur-Aisne in the department of Aisne. It also belonged to the district of Soissons since 1801 and the district of Soissons between 1790 and 1795.

Valsery Abbey or Abbaye Notre-Dame de Valsery) was a Premonstratensian monastery of the Diocese of Soissons, that used to be in the town.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962453—    
1968402−11.3%
1975399−0.7%
1982480+20.3%
1990449−6.5%
1999432−3.8%
2008465+7.6%
2012466+0.2%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Archives départementales de l'Aisne, « Liste de communes n'existant plus ou ayant changé de nom » [archive] [PDF] (consulté le 22 décembre 2015).
  2. ^ Information sur Cœuvres sur Cassini.